Applying for a visa
Important information on applying for a visa to study at the University of Edinburgh.
Do I need a visa?
Students who are non-EU/EEA/Swiss nationals must seek permission to study in the UK - find out if you need a visa.
Student Route (previously Tier 4) visa
If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, and you will come to the UK to study a full-time programme for more than six months, or extending your stay to complete your studies, you will need to apply for a Student route visa. You will also need to apply for a Student route visa if you wish to do a work placement as part of your studies, or look for a part time job.
Short term student visa
The short term student visa is for students who are studying for short periods of time.
Your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
Important information on your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP): what it is, how you will receive it, and what to do if you notice a mistake.